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Police: Man Grabbed Teenage Girl’s Buttocks In Brooklyn Subway Stop

Brooklyn Subway Grabbing Suspect

A surveillance image of a man wanted for allegedly grabbing a teenage girl’s buttocks in a Brooklyn subway station. (Credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Thursday were asking the public to help find a suspect who grabbed a 17-year-old girl’s buttocks in a Brooklyn subway station.

Around 12:10 a.m. this past Sunday, the girl was walking into the Eighth Avenue N Train station, at 62nd Street and Eighth Avenue in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, when the man grabbed her buttocks before fleeing into the station.

The suspect was described as a light-skinned male Hispanic about 30 years old, standing about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing about 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue denim vest with a green hood and green sneakers.

Police have released surveillance photos of the suspect.

Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.

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